Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

John Salmon

Male Bef 1670 - Bef 1717  (< 47 years)


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  • Name John Salmon 
    Born Bef 1670  Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 7 Jan 1716/17  St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I031956  Tree1
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 

    Father Thomas Salmon,   b. Bef 1638,   d. 8 Oct 1675, Cecil County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 37 years) 
    Family ID F19081  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Powell,   b. Bef 1674, Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1701, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 29 years) 
    Married Bef 1690  Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Thomas Salmon,   b. Bef 1699, Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1729, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 32 years)
     2. John Salmon,   b. Aft 1691, Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1717, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 26 years)
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F19078  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1701-1704 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book; [Antient Press]; Page75
      IN THE NAME OF GOD, Amen I THOMAS POWELL of the Parish of Cittingburn in the County of Essex and Colony of Virga: being very sick & of perfect memory blessed and praised be to Almighty God for the same doe make & ordaine this to be my last Will & Testamt. in manner and forme following; First I cominde my souls into the hands of Almighty God that gave itt hopeing by he meritorious death & passion of or: blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ to receive full remission of all my sins and a joyful! resurrection att the last Day and my body to be decently and Christianly buryed at the discretion of Exercr hereafter named & as for ye worldly goods that God hath lent me I will & bequeath them all as followeth:
      Imprimis It is my will that my land be devided into three equal parts and that my Two Sons, PLACE POWELL & THOMAS POWELL have each of them one third part of my said land and that my Wife, MARY POWELL, dureing her natural! life possess the other third part of the land and forthwith after the decease of my said Wife out of this life that this said third of my Land desend on my Sonne, WILLIAM POWELL, And it is my will that my land bequeathed as aforesd. to my Sons, PLACE POWELL, THOMAS POWELL & WILLIAM POWELL descend after their or either of their decease upon the heirs of their body lawfully begotten & for want of such heires that then it desend upon the next of my name and Lineage and we from heire to heire till both my name and lineage be extent
      Item I give unto my Son, WILLIAM POWELL, halfe my feemal cattle and all their male Increase & my will is that the Male goe to those persons that hath the Education of my Son, WILLIAM POWELL, till he shall come of the age of Twenty one years of age and further
      Item I give unto my Daughter, FRANCES POWELL, two cowes called Rose & Nanne with their increase
      Item I give unto my Sonne, HONNER POWELL & my Daughter, ELIZABETH SALMON, & my Daughter ANNE COFFEE each of them one Shilling and as for the rest of my Estate and the other halfe of my Cattele I will & bequeath it to my loveing Wife, MARY POWELL as long as she remaines a Widow or decease out of this mortal! life and then it shall equally be deived between PLACE POWELL, THOMAS POWELL & ELIZABETH SALMON & ANNE COFFE, Alsoe it is my will that my two Sons, PLACE POWELL & my Son in Law, JOHN SALMON, be Exerr, of this my last Will and Testament hereby nullifyeing & makeing void all former Will by me at any time Signed Sealed or Published. As Witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand & scale 2d of March Anno Dom: 1700
      Signed sealed and published in the pr:sence of us
      Test EDWARD COFFE, THOMAS POWELL
      SARAH MILLES her nuke
      Prov'd by the oathes of the witnesses hereto in Essex County Court ye 10th day of April 1701 & truely recorded Test FRANCIS MERIWETHER, Cl Cur
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      1714-1716 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 14, Part 2; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 9, Beverley Fleet]; Page 691. Deed. 7 January 1716/17. John Salmon of St. A, Par., Essex Co., son and heir of John Salmon late of the same Par. and Co. decd., sells to Charles ffarrell of same Par. and Co., planter, for 5 bbl. Indian corn and 1000 lb. tobo., 427 1/2 acres in St. A. Par. Adjs the lands of Col. Catlett, Richd Goode, the tract of 520 acres granted Wm. Moseley 1st Nov. 1656, the land of Robert and Thomas Mosse, etc., which sd tract of 427 1/2 acres was granted to John Salmon father to the said John Salmon party to these parts, Place Powell and William Powell by patent dated 2 May 1705. Salmon the father being the survivor of the sd patentees.
      Wit: Signed John x Salmon Ja Alderson
      Ann Alderson Rec. 15 January 1716/17
      page 694. Possession given and ack. 8 January 1716/17
      before Daniel x Tucker
      Henry Wood
      Ja Alderson
      Power of Atty. 9th Jan. 1716/17. Sarah Salmon, wife of John Salmon, to Mr. Robt Jones to relinq dower rights.
      Wit:
      Daniel x Tucker Signed Sarah x Salmon
      Henry Wood
      Rec. 15 January 1716/17
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      CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS; Patent Book 9 page 96
      JOHN SALMON, PLACE POWELL, & WM. POWELL, 427-1/2 .acs., Essex Co; S. side of the river, on bts. of Ekepace Cr; 2 May 1705, p. 667. Beg, near the back road; adj. Col. Catlett; Richd. Good; 520 acs. of Wm. Moseley, granted 1 Nov. 1656; & land of Robert & Thomas Moss, &c. Granted Wm. Moseley, 18 Apr. 1670, deserted, & now granted by order, &c. Trans. of 9 pers: Symond Holland, Wm. Harsell, Geo. Violett, Cha. Colgin, John Birk, Gilliam Scallin, John Cambell, Fra. Brooks, Anne Violett.

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